Everyone gets days and sometimes weeks where everything is thrown around and life literally becomes a never ending roller coaster ride… This is one of those times unedited and without links…
The roller-coaster began last week with an Etsy convo that I sent to MaryMary about a video and then a phone call that my boyfriend’s father was in the hospital. I’ve never met his family. We’ve only been together for one month but it feels like four months. Continue reading
Anyone who sells on Etsy and has posted within the promotions section of that site’s forum also knows that within 23 seconds flat your promo post will be 6 pages deep within that section.
If you are lucky, someone else will post an item related to your item and your thread will be bumped to the top of page one again and so on and so forth to that special five post long page one visible from the homepage of the Etsy forums.
Be sure to click every link and read every line. I guarantee you will laugh out loud at least once!
Before tonight I had never spoken to either of these sellers. Novelartanddesign I had known of but had not formally been introduced to.
I love you guys!
So What do you do with that dormant artwork piled in your closet?
Here is a list of 10 possibilities
1. Give it away as a gift
2. Sell it on Etsy
3. Auction it off on Ebay
4. Cut it up and use it for collage purposes
5. Re-work it using that new paint!
6. …and finish that piece from 1982!
7. Take pictures of it and share it online
8. Create greeting cards from it
9. Hang it on the wall
10. Or if worse comes to worse you will die and your children will be filthy stinking rich when they sell it!
Next Week’s Tip – How to get good at drawing one thing
Rudolph Rudolph Rudolph
had a lopsided eye
three toed hoof
…and enjoyed wearing red neck ties to work.
He had a five headed alien sister…
…and red conjoined alien brothers.
All three were drawn using black and red Pilot Gtec C4 pens in a Moleskine Cahier.
Artist Tip #5 – How to Package Aunt Wilma’s Christmas Gift
Remember that eyeball you tore out? I bet you saved it! Go now and get your Aunt Wilma caricature with red rose collage and wrap it in red paper. Tie this with green ribbon. Next punch a hole through that saved eyeball. Using a little more green ribbon loop the eyeball to the red wrapped gift as your hand-made Christmas gift tag.
Aunt Wilma will love it.
Next Weeks Tip – Why you should save your used Christmas wrapping paper
All I want for Christmas is an Epson Stylus printer
an Epson Stylus printer
an Epson Stylus printer
All I want for Christmas is an *Epson Stylus printer
soooooo I can make prints of my work to sell for cheaperrrrrrrrr.
*Preferably a wide format Epson Stylus Pro printer that uses only archival quality inks with the ability to print on canvas along with paper and card stock. Got that Santa?